Expert views on issues shaping the investment landscape
Putnam experts provide in-depth analysis of emerging trends in financial markets, asset classes, and industry sectors.
Management incentive compensation: Trends, observations, and value to fundamental research
Incentive compensation is a foundational governance issue that can influence corporate strategy, culture, and business outcomes. Read in this paper how we analyze thoughtful incorporation of ESG metrics in incentive plans.
Toward a circular economy: Investments for a Thriving Planet®
The global economy currently demands more of Earth's resources than the planet can sustain. Among potential new solutions, the concept of the circular economy has emerged to inform business leaders and investors about maximizing the effective use of resources and minimizing waste.
Investing for a thriving world
Learn how Putnam's Sustainable Equity team identifies connections between companies and the world's sustainability challenges to develop investment themes across three categories — thriving people, a thriving public, and a thriving planet.
The past, present, and future of bond markets
We believe the search for fixed income returns over the next decade will be at the earlier stages of capital creation in assets such as convertible bonds, high-yield credit, leveraged loans, and emerging market debt.
Learn about Putnam’s hybrid equity research model and how analysts collaborate to generate insights that drive fund performance.
The Pivotal Role of Investors in Worker Financial Security
This report details the current state of employer investment in employee financial security, including recent efforts by employers and their benefits providers; makes the case for considering worker financial security within ESG frameworks; and highlights best practices for employers and investors to improve their business practices and investments related to employee financial security.
Putnam Sustainable Equity: Sustainability and impact report
We are pleased to share our annual description of Putnam’s Sustainable Equity process, which includes analysis of key sustainability metrics for Putnam Sustainable Leaders and Putnam Sustainable Future. These reports describe how we aim to generate excellent financial performance through a focus on investment-relevant sustainability leadership and solutions.
Holding the middle ground with convertible securities
With characteristics of stocks and bonds, convertible securities can help diversify a portfolio. This study highlights Putnam's active approach to managing a convertibles portfolio.